Huawei has announced the second generation of its smartwatch powered by AndroidWear 2.0 at the ongoing MWC 2017 in Barcelona. Huawei watch 2 inherits the classic design of the original Huawei watch.
The Huawei Watch 2 features a ‘sportier’ look with a rubberised band, it comes with 1.2-inches (390×390) AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, 768MB of RAM and 4GB internal storage.. Huawei watch 2 also comes in a 4G varaint for independent connectivity, allowing users to send messages or make calls independent of a mobile phone.It comes with a built-in GPS, users can leave their mobile phone at home and go running, cycling while staying connected. Other connectivity options include dual 4G, GPS, Wi-Fi, BT, and NFC. Also, it comes in an eSIM version in specific countries. The built-in smart sensors collect comprehensive data on user activity, including distance, speed, steps, heart rate, heart rate range, calories, gait, route and more. To power all the internals it is packed with a 420mAh battery with Fast charging capability.
Huawei Watch 2 Specs
- 1.2 inch (390×390) AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
- 768MB RAM
- 4GB internal storage
- Android Wear 2.0
- 420mAh battery with Fast charging
- Built-in e-SIM card (optional, available in some countries)
- 6-Axis motion sensor, Barometer, heart rate monitor Sensors
- Wi-Fi, BT, Microphone, Speaker
- IP68 Water andDust-resistant
- Thickness: 12.6mm
- 4G LTE data, GPS, WiFi, Blutooth, NFC
Prices for the Huawei Watch 2 start from € 329 and will be available in Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, Germany, China from the month of March. Indian launch is expected in the month of April.
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group said of the launch: “In today’s fragmented information age, the real function of technology is to provide convenience and connectivity without intruding on your daily life. We wanted to make a product that suits those individuals who wish to explore the limits of their own expression, while still being bound by a need to stay connected. With this product there is no need to stay glued to your smartphone. The independent connectivity and smart applications that can be used from your wrist mean you can go for a run or a cycle and leave your phone behind with the freedom of knowing you won’t miss an important message.
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